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The United States Farm Subsidy Information

Total Subsidies, the United States, 2017

The United States Farm Subsidy Quick Facts

  • 69 percent of farms in United States did not collect subsidy payments - according to USDA.

Top programs in the United States, 2017:

Rank Program Number of Recipients
Subsidy Total
1Corn Subsidies481,223$5,187,226,994
2Wheat Subsidies429,161$2,643,096,383
3Conservation Reserve Program378,156$1,965,700,796
4Soybean Subsidies100,341$1,812,738,265
5Rice Subsidies24,388$812,980,137
6Cotton Subsidies1,196$665,114,331
7Disaster Payments86,804$661,245,821
8Peanut Subsidies19,961$572,565,806
9Sorghum Subsidies158,623$499,190,118
10Livestock Subsidies76,520$447,720,097
11Canola Subsidies9,363$113,226,877
12Sunflower Subsidies16,594$62,199,111
13Oat Subsidies137,211$34,798,647
14Barley Subsidies9,228$29,893,398
15Flax Subsidies4,111$10,639,101
16Tree Subsidies456$7,455,787
17Dry Pea Subsidies2,099$2,403,833
18Safflower Subsidies373$1,500,570
19Mustard Seed Subsidies160$1,023,718
20Dairy Program Subsidies106$369,686

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and April 30, 2019.


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